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03/28/17: Latest Legal Services Newsletter Focuses on Cyber Harassment Issues and Unemployment Benefits Applications

03/27/17: Trump ignores swamp, shreds safety net on his supporters (from NJ.com) - In the fetid swamp that Donald Trump calls Washington, powerful special interest groups defend the Pentagon and entitlement programs, like Medicare and Social Security. The government is gradually becoming nothing but defense and entitlements, thanks to them.

03/23/17: Proposed cuts would reduce legal aid for poor (from the Courier-Post) - go without representation in civil cases, advocates warn.

03/16/17: N.J. lawmakers hear pleas for money in Christie budget as many fear Trump cuts (from NJ.com) - Under a cloud of concern over anticipated federal spending cuts -- to environmental protection, Medicaid payments and women's health -- the Assembly Budget Committee heard appeals from groups for more aid to be included in the next state spending plan.

03/01/17: Statement from Melville D. Miller, Jr., President of Legal Services of New Jersey, Concerning the Potential Effect on the Poor of Proposed State Funding Reductions for Legal Services

02/20/17: Legal Services Urges Low-to-Moderate Income People to take Advantage of Free Tax Preparation Services